All local governments are required to ‘plan for the future’ develop and adopt two new planning instruments: a Strategic Community Plan and Corporate Business Plan. In 2010, the Department of Local Government and Communities introduced the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework and Guidelines to provide the basis for improving the practice of strategic planning in local government. According to the Department of Local Government and Communities, the Framework recognises that planning for a local government is holistic in nature and driven by the community.
In 2013, the City took the opportunity to comprehensively engage the community to help decide the future direction of the City of Canning. The outcomes helped develop the:
We are now reviewing the Strategic Community Plan. Have Your Say!
The City is undertaking a major review of the Strategic Community Plan, with Our City: Our Future. We want to know what is important to the community and if it is still the same as what we heard you say in 2013.
To find out more information and to have your say, please visit http://yoursaycanning.com.au/our-city-our-future.